Interview: Eames Demetrios

The grandson of famous designer couple Charles and Ray Eames on the colorful new update on their iconic shell chairs and his global art project

In the garden of the Case Study House, Eames Demetrios—grandson of Charles and Ray Eames—settled in a shell chair to share stories of his family heritage and legacy, architectural preservation and the world travels he undertook to create his epic global parallel universe installation project Kcymaerxthaere. A few weeks earlier, Demetrios had worked with Herman Miller to furnish the Carondelet House built in 1928 near …

Eames Collection Update by Vitra

Ray and Charles' most iconic designs re-imagined in all black for the first time

While the work of Charles and Ray Eames is practically synonymous with Herman Miller for most of us in the States, several works by the prolific designers are actually under license by Vitra in Europe and much of Asia. This duality of production and distribution mainly serves to promote beautiful design across the globe, but it can also occasionally give rise to some rather unique …

The Films of Charles and Ray Eames DVD Set

If you’ve ever watched one of the films made by the renowned husband-and-wife design team, you know their cinematic work is as ingenious and delightful as their furniture design. The six volume-set comprises 35 of their shorts, including the all-important “Powers of Ten.”